“Kyrgyzstan – Hydropower, Ecology and Hydro morphology»

The International Summer School organised by Hydro4U project partner KSTU enters a new round this year, putting special focus on the topic of Hydropower, Ecology and Hydro morphology in Kyrgyzstan.


This year’s Summer School will take place from 28.07. – 11.08.2024 at the Kyrgyz State Technical University (KSTU) in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic and is open to Bachelor and Master Students, Aspirants/PhD Students or young Researchers.


The Summer School will be held in English/German and consists of a variety of Events and Seminars such as Lectures, Russian or Kyrgyz language course as well as Excursions: 4 Micro Hydropower plants in Chui Region will be visited; including big Power stations in South Region of Kyrgyzstan: Toktogul, Kurp-Sai, Kambar-Ata and in the North Region of Kyrgyzstan: Orto Tokoi, (Naryn/Kotschkor). In addition, there will also be a cultural program (Ala-Archa, Burana, Issyk Kul, Cholpon-Ata, Petroglyph, Son Kul, Naryn, etc.).


The prerequisites for being part of the 2024 Summer School is being a student enrolled in civil or environmental engineering, power or hydro stations, which are currently in their Bachelor/Master degree. Especially young engineers are addressed who already have an engineering background in water related topics. Engineering students and related subjects with a keen interest in the topic and in the region of Kyrgyzstan can also apply.


The application deadline for DAAD scholarships ends on May 31 2024 and for Self-Funding Applications on June 15 2024.


If you are interested in applying for this year’s Summer School, please send in your CV alongside your photo as well as a 1 page Motivation letter and the completed Application form via E-Mail: kstusummerschool[at] with venerabk[at] in cc.



Further information:


Scholarship: GoEast Program of DAAD can funded about 6 student of a German university’s.


Participation fee: 1.200 € (including all costs for the Summer School program, except for air travel- visa – medical insurance).


Students of a German university can apply for a scholarship in parallel to their registration at the summer school “Kyrgyzstan – Hydropower, Ecology and Hydro morphology”.


Information for a DAAD scholarship:


Self-Funding students from other countries can also take part in the summer school.There are no restrictions.


Other: The participants of the summer school to get a certificate of the Kyrgyz State Technical University (5 ECTS and a grade).